Adelomelon ancilla

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Adelomelon ancilla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Volutidae
Subfamily: Cymbiinae
Genus: Adelomelon
Subgenus: Adelomelon
Species: A. ancilla
Binomial name
Adelomelon ancilla
(Lightfoot, 1786)
Synonyms[1]
  • Adelomelon barattinii Klappenbach & Ureta, 1966
  • Adelomelon (Adelomelon) ancilla (Lightfoot, 1786)
  • Voluta ancilla Lightfoot, 1786 (basionym)
  • Voluta arnheimi (Rivers, 1891)
  • Voluta bracata Mabille & Rochebrune, 1889
  • Voluta magellanica Lamarck, 1811
  • Voluta martensi Strebel, 1906
  • Voluta spectabilis Gmelin, 1791

Adelomelon ancilla is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Volutidae, the volutes.[1]

Description[edit]

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs off Uruguay, Argentine and Chile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Adelomelon ancilla (Lightfoot, 1786).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  • Bail, P & Poppe, G. T. 2001. A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. Hackenheim-Conchbook, 30 pp, 5 pl.

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